Trade name: Velev
Strength: 500 mg
Active ingredient: Levofloxacin
Category: Antibiotics (quinolone)
Pregnancy category: Levofloxacin belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C. (Risk not ruled out)
Uses: is used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, sinusitis, bronchitis, prostatitis, Velev 500 mg tabletplague, cystitis, anthrax.
How to use: Take Velev 500 mg tablet with or without food usually daily once. Take this medication at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking antacids containing aluminum, magnesium, calcium.
Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, gas, Constipation, stomach pain, headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, trouble sleeping
Dosage: Usual adult dose for pneumonia, sinusitis, bronchitis, prostatitis, plague: 500 mg orally once a day for one to two weeks. Usual adult dose for cystitis: 250 mg orally once a day for 3 days. Usual Adult Dose for anthrax prophylaxis: 500 mg orally once a day for 60 days after exposure.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: March 26th, 2016
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